Circum-Baikal Railway is a unique monument of the engineering minds of late XIX century. Used to be the the most expensive part of the Transsiberian railway, now it is still the most interesting and beautiful one, became a part of Baikal National Park. Visit of this part of railway will give you an understanding of architecture and construction solutions of that days, and the feel of unique nature of the lake. You will go downhill through taiga forest, following the river of Angasolka till its connection with the lake. It is a small village there, used to build for railway workers. Then you will follow the tracks, touching stones in the tunnels built in early 1900s and feeling the breeze of the lake. After the walk we will have a lunch and enjoy the view of the Southern Baikal from the viewpoint. We highly recommend this tour to everybody who is interested in the Transsiberian railway!
• 10 hours
There are a lot of stereotypes about Russia and Siberia. For example many people think Siberia is a dark frozen wild place. In deed 6 months per year this area is really frozen (from November till April the air temperature is from -5 C to -35 C).But it is not dark at all! Irkutsk is one of the sunniest places on the planet (we have 318 (!) days of bright sun shining during the year)Some people believe that Siberia is a place with bears walk alone the roads. But bears dont walk along the roads here! It is imposable! Because we have no roads!!! (Russian joke about roads quality in Russia)So during this tour you will get to know the truth about Russia, Siberia and russian people!
• 3 hours
Tourists will take part in the preparation of unique dishes of Baikal fish, learn how to cook the locals. Only here tourists will be able to learn how to cook on the fire food more than 100 years ago, the inhabitants of lake Baikal.
• 4 hours
Learn about the history of the city of Irkutsk, events in the life of its residents and see its unique architecture, wooden and stone houses in this 2.5-hour walking tour as you walk the main streets of the city.
• 2.5 hours
This tour is a great chance to take a look at the Southern corner of Baikal, to take a short walk along famous Circum Baikal railway and to see Tunka Valley – a land populated by the Buryats, indigenous people of Siberia. Visiting Buddhists stupas, taking a hot mineral shower and seeing magnificent Sayan Mountains makes this tour interesting for almost everyone. This tour is suggested as additional tour to Listvyanka or / and Olkhon island trips.
• 2 days
We invite you to tour into the heart of lake Baikal on Olkhon island! You will visit the most popular places as Khoboy cape, Uzura valley, Burhan cape and meet with the local culture.
• 3 days
Irkutsk City Tour with a Private Guide is an interesting tour during which you will get acquainted with the history of the city - a sample of the churches of the Siberian baroque of the 18th century and the place of exile of the Decembrists. The historic center of the city is nominated for a UNESCO cultural heritage item. The duration of the tour is 4 hours.
• 4 hours
If you want to get acquainted with the old balneological resort of Russia a private tour with a professional guide is the best choice. Accompanied by a professional guide, you will see the central sights of the city, enjoy the nature of the Caucasus, take a ride on the cable car and see the picturesque panorama of the city and the Caucasus Mountains.
• 3 hours
During the tour (by car/bus) the guide will show you the city's historical center. You will get acquainted with the history of Irkutsk and will see the city's main streets, churches, famous buildings and monuments.
• 3 hours
During the tour you will get acquainted with the history of Irkutsk and will see the city's main streets, churches, famous buildings and monuments. The city tour includes visiting the historic centre of Irkutsk. The duration of the city tour is 4 hours. You will visit the location of Irkutsk fort building, some orthodox churches, the historic quarter with its wooden houses built in Siberian style. You will be impressed by seeing the Roman-Catholic Church that was built in memory of Polish rebels in Siberia and many more.
• 3 hours